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Language Academy
School Information:
7030 Nations Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
Courier # 532
P: 980-343-5815 | F: 980-343-5854
Principal: Ynez Olshausen
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-8
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Waddell Language Academy
Creating Bright Futures in Six Languages
School Announcements
We will be serving our volunteers breakfast on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in the Media Center from 7:45am until 8:15am
4/14/2015Read full story
Field Day June 3rd - 5th
3/30/2015Read full story
Calling all devoted parents and exceptional volunteers for our EOG/EOC/NCFE/EOY tests as proctors! Stay tuned for more information.
3/30/2015Read full story
Congratulations to Mrs. Bartholomew - Waddell's Teacher of the Year!
3/30/2015Read full story
May 14th - Chinese Exchange fundraiser "Evening with the Arts" Performance
3/30/2015Read full story
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Current Calendar Events
Apr 19Make up clinic scheduled for all players on Sunday, April 19th from 11am to 12pm
Apr 20Soccer at 6pm against Kennedy
Apr 27Soccer at 6pm against Eastway
Apr 29Soccer at 5pm against McClintock
May 13Soccer at 6pm against MLK, Jr.
Jun 3Field Day - June 3, Wednesday. Grade 4th & 5th
Jun 4Field Day - June 4, Thursday. Grade 2nd & 3rd
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Waddell Language Academy (formerly Smith Academy of International Languages) is a K-8 language immersion magnet located in Charlotte, North Carolina. We offer language immersion in Chinese, German, French, and Japanese for grades K through 8. We also offer Beginning Spanish in middle school. To discover more about language immersion and Waddell Language Academy, please explore our website or contact us.

Parents of Prospective Students: We welcome your inquiries, and we love to talk about our school. We cannot, however, accomodate impromptu visits. If you would like to talk to someone about the school, please call or email to schedule an appointment. Also, we do not give tours to individuals. Our group tours (also called open houses) are scheduled from November to February. To find out more about enrollment in CMS and magnet schools, please visit

**Please Note: To see the full list of School Announcements and Calendar Events, click on View Archive or View Full Calendar. These links are located in the lower right corner of each box.**


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